University at Albany

University at Albany

Trades Specialist (Electrician)

Trades Specialist (Electrician)

Category: Civil Service Subscribe: Department: Electrical Shop - 03061 Locations: Albany, NY Posted: May 11, 2023 Closes: May 27, 2023 - 11:59 PM EDT Type: Full-time Ref. No.: C-223-24251, line 04140 Position ID: 162299


About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,300 diverse students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.


The following vacancy exists in the classified service and may require eligibility from a competitive civil service list.

Job Description:

Vacancy #: C-223-24251

Apply by: May 27, 2023

Title: Trades Specialist (Electrician)

Location: Facilities

Salary: $47,530

Grade: CSEA SG-12

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm (pass days: Saturday/Sunday)

Duration: Contingent / Permanent


Minimum Qualifications :

Four years of full-time experience in the electrical trade under a skilled tradesperson which would provide training equivalent to that given in a training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program, or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in the electrical trade at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services; OR successful completion of the two-year Trades Specialist (Electrician) traineeship or a two-year electrician training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program such as the New York State Civil Service Employees Association- Partnership Applied Skilled Trades Traineeship and Certificate Program. Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of "C" or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training. This position may be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment. Candidates may be expected to be qualified to use negative pressure respirators. Valid New York State driver's license required.

Operating Needs :

Ability to install, test and maintain card reader / door access systems preferred; experience with 13 KV switch gear and motor and motor control diagnostics preferred; ability to test and maintain Emergency Lighting Systems, including Generators and UPS Systems, install control and electrical distribution including wiring, switches, relays and circuit breaker panels; ability to work overtime as required for emergencies and special campus events; willingness to be trained in and utilize best management practices for hazardous materials handling / disposal, confined space entry, fall protection, use of scaffolding and other occupational safety training; experience in supervision / leading a crew for project work preferred. Valid NYS Driver's License required

Additional Information:

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report ("Clery Report"): https://


Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit the below documents through the online application process. Accommodations can be provided to applicants who need assistance applying online.

Classified Employment Application Form Employment and Experience Form Optional : Resume and/or cover letter may be uploaded as an additional document. Please note that the application and employment forms must still be completed in their entirety.

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Job details


Trades Specialist (Electrician)


University at Albany


United States


May 25, 2023

Application deadline

May 27, 2023

Job type




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